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City Guide – Athens

fancying a change of scene but not wanting to venture too far we decided on Athens for a few days away, having visited before and seen the main attractions we were looking forward to catching up with friends and trying … Continue reading

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a festival of wine, food and dance will be celebrated this evening in Gaios square from 9pm.

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my love for bougatsa

started on a very hung over morning in Thessaloniki! having enjoyed the hospitality of friends the night before a little too much we went on the hunt for food. The city is renowned for this sweet custard like pastry and … Continue reading

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A lesson in Spanakopita making

was how I spent a sunny Monday morning and who better to learn from than local friends. Chrisanthi and family ran a taverna in Loggos for many years where she cooked home-made local dishes, the perfect teacher. A keen cook … Continue reading

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It’s always a treat

to visit Katerina, or as she is otherwise known ‘ the cheese lady’! Yesterday was no exception, she had been busy at work and when we arrived the garden was awash with muslin cloths and numerous cheeses drying in the … Continue reading

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Huge thanks to

Costa at Vasillis restaurant in Loggos, Spyro at Carnayo restaurant in Gaios and Akis in Lakka for organising the seminar over the weekend. Three talented chefs from the Hellenic Chef’s Association led the seminar that took place over 2 days at … Continue reading

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weekend happenings

on Saturday and Sunday a garage sale is taking place, the house belongs to Antigoni and is located at the top of the hill from the Port of Ozias. Carnayo restaurant will be making Sunday lunch, the last of the … Continue reading

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Roast lamb in the olive groves

is the beautifully written and photographed recipe book by Belinda Harley. Thank you to Olive magazine for your informative write up and recipe’s can be found in this month’s magazine http://www.olivemagazine.com/lulusnotes/cook-like-a-local-paxos-greece/      

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thank you to everyone

who joined us last night at Vonza it was a fantastic evening, delicious food, traditional music and good company. We’ll be meeting in the square in Gaios tomorrow morning at 10.30 and going over to St Nicholas island.

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thank you

to Litsa, Lethcothea and family from Stasino’s restaurant in Lakka for a fantastic evening also to Spyro, Elias and Ourenia for the music, we were also treated to some ad hoc dancing that was greatly received. Below is a recipe … Continue reading

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